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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke 


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Take these steps today to reduce your risk of stroke.

Get your blood pressure checked.
High blood pressure is the most important risk factor for stroke. Get your blood pressure checked at least every 2 years starting at age 18. Ask your doctor if you need to get it checked more often.

If your blood pressure is high, talk with your doctor or nurse about ways to lower it.

Quit smoking.
Not smoking is one of the best things you can do to prevent stroke. After you quit smoking, your risk of stroke and heart disease start to go down.

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